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Sites Of Protest

Author : Ruth Sanz Sabido
ISBN : 1783487658
Genre : Social Science
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Sites of Protest examines the global resurgence of protest movements and the ways in which they use public and private space - both physical and immaterial - to secure attention for a wide variety of causes, cultural events and moral campaigns. The book takes its readers inside the mindset, not only of protestors and activists, but also of the state and corporate authorities that attempt to limit the impact of dissent. It also explains how media outlets frame the wide variety of international events and controversies that make up modern protest movements, and examines the myths that surround activism and the Internet. Has the landscape of dissent changed forever, or does the fact that protestors still rely on the symbolism associated with a particular place, mean that their interventions will remain localised and will fail to create a universal appeal?"

Protest Campaigns Media And Political Opportunities

Author : Jonathan Cable
ISBN : 1783488506
Genre : Social Science
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Explores protest groups, their aims and protest tactics, and investigates the affect their decisions have on press coverage and political debate.

Protest Cultures

Author : Kathrin Fahlenbrach
ISBN : 9781785331497
Genre : Social Science
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Protest is a ubiquitous and richly varied social phenomenon, one that finds expression not only in modern social movements and political organizations but also in grassroots initiatives, individual action, and creative works. It constitutes a distinct cultural domain, one whose symbolic content is regularly deployed by media and advertisers, among other actors. Yet within social movement scholarship, such cultural considerations have been comparatively neglected. Protest Cultures: A Companion dramatically expands the analytical perspective on protest beyond its political and sociological aspects. It combines cutting-edge synthetic essays with concise, accessible case studies on a remarkable array of protest cultures, outlining key literature and future lines of inquiry.

Cultural Forms Of Protest In Russia

Author : Birgit Beumers
ISBN : 9781317352631
Genre : Social Science
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Alongside the Arab Spring, the 'Occupy' anti-capitalist movements in the West, and the events on the Maidan in Kiev, Russia has had its own protest movements, notably the political protests of 2011–12. As elsewhere in the world, these protests had unlikely origins, in Russia’s case spearheaded by the 'creative class'. This book examines the protest movements in Russia. It discusses the artistic traditions from which the movements arose; explores the media, including the internet, film, novels, and fashion, through which the protesters have expressed themselves; and considers the outcome of the movements, including the new forms of nationalism, intellectualism, and feminism put forward. Overall, the book shows how the Russian protest movements have suggested new directions for Russian – and global – politics.

Media And Revolt

Author : Kathrin Fahlenbrach
ISBN : 9780857459992
Genre : History
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In what ways have social movements attracted the attention of the mass media since the sixties? How have activists influenced public attention via visual symbols, images, and protest performances in that period? And how do mass media cover and frame specific protest issues? Drawing on contributions from media scholars, historians, and sociologists, this volume explores the dynamic interplay between social movements, activists, and mass media from the 1960s to the present. It introduces the most relevant theoretical approaches to such issues and offers a variety of case studies ranging from print media, film, and television to Internet and social media.

Mediation And Protest Movements

Author : Bart Cammaerts
ISBN : 9781841506432
Genre : Social Science
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This book focuses on the processes and practices that contemporary protesters use when acting with (and through) media. It covers both online and off-line contexts, as well as mainstream and alternative media. It bridges the gap between social-movement theory and media and communication studies. It is an important text for students and scholars of media and social change at both a local and transnational level. Over the past year, international and national media have been full of stories about protest movements and tumultuous social upheaval from Tunisia to California. But scholars have not yet fully addressed the connection between these movements and the media and communication channels through which their messages spread. Correcting that imbalance, "Mediation and Protest Movements" explores the nature of the relationship between protest movements, media representation, and communication strategies and tactics. This approach privileges the processes and practices of interacting with and through media and thus analyses the media and communications strategies and tactics of contemporary protest movements in both online and offline contexts. It also considers media environment(s) in their complexity: from mainstream to alternative media, from traditional to new media outlets. By addressing the transnational level of contention it appeals to a wide international audience interested in how protest movements at a local as well as a transnational level engage in mediation processes and develop media practices across the globe

The Art Of Protest

Author : Thomas Vernon Reed
ISBN : 9781452905242
Genre : Political Science
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A comprehensive introduction to the culture of progressive movements in the United States.


Author : Holtaway Seraf COSSU
ISBN : 1786601893
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Contemporary Protest And The Legacy Of Dissent

Author : Stuart Price
ISBN : 1783481757
Genre : Political Science
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Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent offers an insight into modern European protest movements, focusing on the strategies, activities, and developments associated with the current wave of public dissent.

Critical Perspectives On Social Media And Protest

Author : Lina Dencik
ISBN : 1783483350
Genre : Protest movements
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This book critically interrogates the relationship between social media and protest from an interdisciplinary perspective, examining the multiple ways in which we need to politicize and contextualise commercial social media platforms, in particular with regards to their use for the purposes of anti-systemic and progressive protest movements.

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